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Lauren & Nick’s Lego-filled, “nerdfest hootenanny” wedding

The moment I saw their Lego cake topper and their card box constructed out of legos, I knew I had to profile them on “geek week!” So Lego nerds, check it out… -Megan The offbeat bride: Lauren, computer nerd for a museum in Houston (and an OBT member) Her offbeat partner: Nick, TSA Officer Location […]

Tanith & Darius’s laid back, Motor City recession special wedding

“People kept asking me why I wasn’t stressed — it’s because I kept in perspective what the day was actually about. I knew no matter what went wrong I would marry the love of my life so that alone would make my day perfect!”

Maria & Dave’s roaring twenties, museum wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Maria, Graphic Designer (and OBT member) Her Offbeat Partner: Dave, Roofer/Musician Location & date of wedding: The Music House Museum in Traverse City, Michigan — Oct. 17, 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: We waited a long, long time for this. Dave and I met on the school bus and have been […]

Tim & Andrea’s farmer’s market wedding

Thanks so much to Abby Rose Photo for sending me these amazing photos of Tim & Andrea’s Ann Arbor wedding. All the details are amazing — you’ll see! — but I especially love that their reception was at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market. Seriously, folks: it pays to think very creatively when it comes to […]

Kara & Nicki’s Woodsy Weekend Wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Kara, Nanny, soon to be grad student and OBT member Kara48. Her Offbeat Partner: Nicki, Law Student Location & date of wedding: Log Cabin in Saugatuck, Michigan — March 21, 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: Where to begin? Well, there is the obvious – two brides! But also there was a […]

Melissa’s wedding at the Uptight Wedding Chapel (ha!)

The offbeat bride: Melissa, Web Master My offbeat groom: John, Network Admin Location & date of wedding: Uptight Wedding Chapel in Trenton, MI, April 23, 2005 What made our wedding offbeat: Mostly we bucked tradition. Not even in a huge, flamboyant way. But it drove the chapel owner/managers crazy and the minister refused to speak […]